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Full Deck Enables Aces To Be Held

Jason Davis could start season in the rotation.

The month of March came in like a lion for the Indians. Hopefully, it will go out like a lamb.<br><br> In a matter of days, the Indians found out that the ace of their minor-league system, right-hand pitcher Adam Miller, won't be able to pitch in an actual game until at least mid-June, and that the ace of their major-league staff, C.C. Sabathia, won't be ready for the start of the season.<br>

That's not exactly the way you want to start a season. Fortunately, neither injury required surgery and in both cases the length of inactivity prescribed by the organization is probably a bit longer than necessary. But when you are dealing with arms that could serve important roles for most of this decade, you tend to go overboard and err on the side of caution. Miller's injury, a strained... Recommended Stories

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